SAN BENITO, Texas - To help promote Census 2020, the City of San Benito is hosting a block party for local residents. Along with Starr County, San Benito is believed to have been the Rio Grande Valley community to have...
LAS VEGAS, New Mexico - At present there are many concurrent and integrated social issues affecting the lower Texas Rio Grande Valley. Immigration, low educational attainment at all levels of education, isolation in colonias, low employment, disparities in health, disenfranchisement...
My name is Terry Canales and I have the privilege of serving as a Member of the Texas House of Representatives. I also have the honor of being the great nephew of J.T. Canales who once upon a dark time...
MCALLEN, RGV - Sam Houston Elementary School’s 2nd graders had strong opinions on current affairs in a Q&A with Congressman Vicente Gonzalez.  Gonzalez visited the school with officials from IBC Bank to promote financial literary. And, yes, he was asked...
EDINBURG, RGV - Following the landing in 1528 on what is now Texas soil of Alvar Cabeza de Vaca and his Spanish soldiers, other explorers followed. One such explorer, conqueror and historian was an Italian named Juan Bautista Chapa, whose...
EDINBURG, RGV - Cattle and horses were first brought to Texas by Pánfilo Narváez secretary Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, who, with a crew of around 200 Spanish soldiers, landed on Texas soil on November 6, 1528. The hacienda system...
MISSION, Texas - Elected officials from South Texas were disappointed they did not get a chance to talk to President Trump during his visit to the border region on Thursday. Instead, they had to make do with a roundtable discussion...
EDINBURG, RGV - Even before its proposed opening, Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg is already slated for a major increase in size, according to developers. At a regular meeting with the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation earlier this week, representatives from...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Concerned about a sharp uptick in COVID-19 cases, Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., has closed county parks and county beach access areas, the county’s health authority has announced. Treviño said the closures include: Isla Blanca Park,...
LA JOYA, RGV - Former La Joya Mayor, Hidalgo County Clerk, La Joya ISD board trustee and small businessman Billy Leo, known as Mr. Democrat in South Texas, has died, the Texas Democratic Party has announced. Leo, aged 70, suffered...

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